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is part of the coalition transportation for america. that group reviewed federal highway data and released today's report. any elevated roadway considered a bridge. and more than 24,000 in california were examined. san francisco and alameda county are in the top 5 in terms of the worst with wear and tear. here's san francisco example. highway 101 at the central via deduct. in alameda county 8 80 at fifth where work is being done. in santa clara county the report notes the 101 overpass at pl actual erode. >> that makes me feel safer. >> don't really want people to be scared about getting out there whether you are walking, hiking taking transit or driving over a bridge if one is deemed extremely unsafe, l cal-trans will close it off just like they did the bay fwlij 2009. >>reporter: that's when cal-trans discovered a crack in aneurysm bar during a routine inspection. in a statement read by a spokesman, the transportation agency called the bridge managemt program robust. and in response today's report says more federal resources are needed. >> california needs a continued stable and re
already know. one of the most diverse places in america is becoming even more diverse. over here at 320 malcolm drive. >> in realtor has found a nish market. 50% of her clients are latinos who want to buy homes in richmond. >> most people want to be with their friends. when they hear that bob relocated to richmond they want to move there, too, and hear about the payments and hear about the space. >> reporter: cities across the bay area are now majority minorities. it is not just latinos. asian communities are growing at almost the same pace. a fast pace. statewide, the asian population grew the fastest at 31.5%. latinos right behind while whites and blacks trailed. >> many opportunities in the bay area and in california and especially the job opportunities. >> reporter: it is opportunity and the rich colorful fabric that keeps people coming and staying. >> we need to work together as a community to have a viable community. >> reporter: in the east bay, cecilia vega, abc 7 news. >>> most of us may not associate emotional intelligence with a chicken. but it turns out that mother hens are
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. president obama address to the nation this afternoon. the president says america has a responsibility to act against lybian leader ka dave. mark matthews tonight with reaction from bay area members of congress. >> after a week of intense bombing of lybian ground force and anti-aircraft installation the president laid out his reasons for going in. >> when our interest and values are at stake we have a responsibility to act. that's what has happened in libb why. >> president obama said the bombing of gadhafi forces prevented a slaughter in the lybian city of benghazi. >> ben gaffe declared he would show no mercy to his own people he compared them to rats. threaten to go door to door to inflict punish many. >> president knows american not intercede in every place where repression occurs. >> but that can not be an argument for never acting. on behalf of what is right. >> he added in libya the u.s. had international mandate for action, broad coalition, support of arab country and plea from the lybian people. >> as president i refuse to wait for the image of slairt an mass graves before
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by september, 20 tlaechbility perhaps just in time for the america cup. >> here's what it looks like from sky 7 hd. 1 bar out of 4 is up. crews will work through the night to align and fasten that first bar. then the giant crane will go counsel for the next one. cal-trans expects putting all 4 in place will take 5 days. that is weather permitting. they told us this afternoon that there are storms expected this week and rain alone will not delay this process but wind could lead to some delays. this is abc 7 news. >>> well here's the woman with the answer to the questions she was just raising. rain not a problem but wind could be. sounds like they may experience some wind. >> absolutely. tomorrow night before that storm arrives we are expecting some very gusty winds. >> really. >> might slow down the construction as we head into the next 24 hours. let's get you outside. show you what it looks like right now. wind not an issue tonight. actually pretty calm. you can see the construction that is going on. this is from the high definition emeryville camera look back towards san francisc
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other automakers combined. like the 50-mpg-rated prius, the best selling hybrid in america. and prius was also named a best overall value of the year. plus, every new toyota comes with toyotacare, a complimentary maintenance plan with roadside assistance. we're #1 for a reason. come see for yourself. hurry in for the best selection. ♪ pass. >> troops from saudi arabia and other gulf nations have crossed into bahrain after the tiny nation asked for help to shut down the unrest there. opposition group call the move an act of war. convoy of military vehicle drove into the capitol city today. yesterday police attacked a small camp of shi'a protestors with tear gas and rubber bill let. that raid pro joked fighting where the protestor seize control of much of the capitol financial district. that's when bahrain sunni monarchy asked for outside help. >> approximately look at ways to help them to diffuse the tension in bahrain and we have already sent roughly 500 of our approximately force. >>reporter: he appeared with clinton and she didn't mention the events in bahrain. united arab e
check. >>reporter: across america radiation fear are palpable. a run on iodine pills, geiger counter and emergency kit on amazon.com and everywhere from hawaii l. >> i don't trust. >> to seattle to missouri. but how worried should we really be? radiation is all around us and inside of all you will the time and perfectly natural and safe. illustrate the point we got a hold of the geiger counter and as you can see even right here in new york city in the middle of central park there is always a background level of radiation. check this out. food here and pit on banana that contain positive takes um that you need to live but also radioactive. the counter goes up a little bit dramatic reading. up to the monument of columbus. made out of granite. granite is radioactive. but perfectly safe. and as you can see, the meter is pretty much pinning. exposed every time you fly because you are closer to the radiation of outer space. every year just walking around the planet each of us is exposed to about 3.5 million sever of radiation. about 67 chest x-ray or the same as 134 cross country
zone over libya. good evening, once again. stronger signals today from president obama that america is ready to turn the lead over to other nations in the air war in libya. but as abc's jay tapper explains that does not mean is out of harm's way. >> reporter: president obama is eager to hand over command and control to the international coalition. >> we will be pulling back from our much more active efforts to shake the environment. we will still be in a support role. >> reporter: that support role supplying, jamming intelligence is not an exit strategy but still a huge commitment. though it would be significantly less than the initial phase in which the u.s. is carrying the overwhelming load. of the 1671 tomahawks fired so far, 157 were american. four british. of the 175 sorts flown since the operation started 115 u.s. flights and of 2 b 62 by other countries. observers say you can disterp misgivings about how quickly this was launched in the remarks of the secretary of defense. >> the command and control business is complicated and we have. done something like this --we haven't do
product that were made in america. focus? all things san francisco. >> of all the eye cop for made in america the golden gate bridge may be the business and and bethlehem and steel buying a souvenir. >> we might. >>reporter: the lord gift is shop will be happy to 0pwlaij but if pliers wants to deeply me disappointed. the fact he's chinese golden gate bridge does it bouts. >> don't worry. 15 million people visit san francisco every year and if they leave with a trinket it probably came from someplace else. the cable car souvenir are made don't yo you. >> i have suspicions. >>reporter: china, china a snow falling from it how much stuff in this comes from over seas. >> 90 percent. >> of that how much is chinese. >> i think 90 percent. >> what does that tell you. >> do you have guv. >> do you lawment the loss of certainly is. >> just be public of those indications because it's certainly. san francisco kite on 39 the sell just about anything that fly including play eyes trackers again 90 percent of this stuff from over seas with the rare exception. daniel still makes those in cal
lawmakers make it hard to negotiate. >> about when it becomes a situation in america where letting the people vote becomes an act of terrorism we are in a very serious situation. >>reporter: still a splinter group of 5 gop senators trying to get major government reform in exchange for the yes vote on the special election. move some republicans say is what the party should be about. >> if they negotiate to get reforms and solutions and choices on the ballot that present a wider perspective of the gop no traitor in my book. republican party needs to be more than a party of no. >>reporter: because of a new voter approved law, lawmakers pass budget now with just a simple majority with no republican votes. being used for the first time this year for many parts of this spending plan. republicans are fading democrat to use the method to call the special election. in sacramento, abc 7 news. >> newspaper have been struggling lately on how to proceed in the year ahead and "new york times"has unveiled the new digital subscription plan. expensive. complicated. and yes there is already
about nine and a half hours and extended all the way down to south america. the force is unbelievable. the tsunami advisory is still in effect, dangerous currents could still occur. here is accu-weather seven-day forecast. slight chance of rain tomorrow. periods of rain tuesday and wednesday and thursday. so next week is going to be a wet and active week. >> let's go to larry beil. if you are football fan, these are tense times. >> and for warrior fans with the game with orlando. settlement talks, new the circus has begun. lockout went into effect minutes ago. can reasonable people fig [ male announcer ] this...is the network. a living, breathing intelligence that's helping business rethink how to do business. in here, inventory can be taught to learn... ♪ in here, machines have a voice... ♪ in here, medical history follows you... even when you're away from home. it's the at&t network -- a network of possibilities, creating and integrating solutions, helping business, and the world...work. rethink possible. >>> coming up a the 11:00, passengers worried about friends and fam
. >> reporter: but he isn't alone. at gyms across america they are converted to paleo workouts. no jogging, spinning or pilates here. >> and then from the whole past, like running and jumping and escaping a predator where oh able to get into a tree to get some food. >> reporter: rob wolf runs a gym like this in california. >> all this power lifting and climbing, imagine trying to escape from a macedon. >> usually when people walk in initially they are not sure it is an automobile chop shop or what it is. it as warehouse with gymnastics rings and pummel horses and cow bells that people climb. none of the classic gear of the regular gym. >> the idea to have the caveman workout. >> to a degree. we are not scratching around under bushes and getting poison oak on us and trying to make full body functional movements that are fun and because we do it in a group format, a lot of the success is there is that tribe element to it. >> reporter: we are in brooklyn, new york. >> and three. >> reporter: at the gyms they love the tribe. >> and recover. >> it transformed us physically, mentally and sociall
. >> the sign says it all. on the way to heavenly canyon. home to some of the steepest terrain in north america. >> can be great skiing once we get danger taken out of it. >>reporter: as enticing as this is to expert skier with the thrill comes risk. >> slope angle is a big part of what is required for an after lavrm. >>reporter: they are part of heavenly avalanche control team. after the recent storm it is their job to bring down the snow on their terms. and in the canyon still some work to be done. with synthetic explosive that pack as punch of 2 sticks of dynamite. >> we hang them from a rope over the top to take the legs out so to speak. fire in the hole. >>reporter: on this day he's the one who lights the fuse. then moves away. when the canyon ties dangerous to ski the team will use a giant gun called an avalancheer. >> it holes compressed air. hold rocket and we can fire this off and reduce some of the risk before we send out the team was hand place charges. >>reporter: whatever the method the motive is to make sure heavenly is safe and stay safe. now that the ski patrol made it
please tell my younger sister in america we all survived. >> imagine her relief. she is using the internet to try to let her relatives know that she has seen their message and is thankful to them for thinking of her when they are dealing with this tragedy. >>> the california state university system decided to pull all of its students out of japan. they are there as part of the study abroad program and the university of california system is debating whether to call its students back home. more from lyanne melendez. >> san francisco state has 12 students in japan attending classes at six universities there. four more students were with b. to travel to japan. for now, the program has been put on hold. >> there was concerns about shortages perhaps happening or problems becoming a little more complicated as time goes on so we felt for the safety of our students it would be best to have them return to california. >> the sf state students are in the tokyo and kioto area. none of them were studying in the hardest hit areas or near the unfolding disaster at the nuclear reactors. those
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